Remember when the country was a democracy?

Photo: Venezuelan Embassy to the U.S. web

Politico Magazine examines what happens when democratic ideals steadily rot in one country.

Most of the time, few paid attention, at least in part because … when she moved there to cover the story, she says, “I felt like I had walked across a bridge as it was burning behind me.” …

“You never had to go and try to figure out where the crisis was,” she says. “It was on your doorstep.”

 

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